Congratulations to all the winners for MAPDA 2010.  Below are the winners and highly commended awards for this year's MAPDA. The shortlist can be found here.

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  1. Best In Show
  2. Exhibition Catalogue (Small)
  3. Exhibition Catalogue (Major)
  4. Book
  5. Poster
  6. Corporate
  7. Invitation
  8. Magazine & Newsletter
  9. Calendar of Events & Information Brochure
  10. Fundraising & Membership
  11. Educational material

Electronic & Multimedia Categories

  1. Best in Show
  2. Judges Special Award
  3. Website A: website designed for an institution
  4. Website B: website designed for an exhibition
  5. Multimedia

 

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BEST IN SHOW
(Print Publications)

 Kaldor Public Art Projects: 40 Years

‘… great combination of production techniques, including
foils, uncoated stock, use of mono-pages and colour pages,
and effective full-bleeds and cello-glazed cover’

Designer: Annaliese Cairis (Kaldor Public Art Project)
          
 
 
 

EXHIBITION CATALOGUE (SMALL)

Level A Winner
  Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
  The Museum Effect
 

 ‘… a small and perfectly formed publication with a beautiful
full bleed image’

  Designer: Stephen Goddard (Stephen Goddard Design)
 
Level B   Winner
  Penrith Regional Art Gallery & the Lewes Bequest
  Anthony Mannix
 

'...unexpected quirkiness, the design is bold and looks
like the designer has had fun'

  Designer: Analiese Cairis (Cairis Newell)
 
   
  Highly Commended
  Hazelhurst Regional Gallery + Arts Centre
  Wax On - From Cronulla to Palm Beach and Beyond
  ‘… playful typography’
  Designer: Julia Park (DNA Creative)
   
Level C Winner
  National Gallery of Victoria
  Drape: Classical mode of Contemporary Dress
 

‘… an outstanding use of materials utilising contrasting
glossy and uncoated papers’

 

Designer: Dirk Hiscock (National Gallery of Victoria)

   
   
  Winner
  National Portrait Gallery
  Obey: Shepard Fairey Posters
 

‘… an originality of treatment with a clever use of the
poster format to reflect the artist’s work’

  Designer: Brett Wiencke (Art Direction Creative)
 
   
  Highly Commended
  Australian War Memorial
  Sydney Nolan: The Gallipoli Series
 

‘… a fresh approach for the Memorial with the choice of 4 covers,
each featuring a different Nolan work and internally there is a
respect for the image’

  Designers: Ian Wingrove & Sara Jinga (Wingrove Design)
   
TOP

EXHIBITION CATALOGUE (MAJOR)

 

 Level B Winner 
  Artspace Mackay
  Recycled Library: Altered Books
 

‘… beautifully balanced typography and clever use of materials’

  Designer: Hip Fish Design Studio
 
   
  Winner
  Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design
  Menagerie: Contemporary Indigenous Sculpture
 

‘… outstanding photography with the use of white space
letting the images speak’

  Designer: Alex Miles (Object and the Australian Museum)
 
   
  Highly Commended
  Campbelltown Arts Centre
  What I Think When I Think About Dancing
  ‘… very effective small format catalogue’
  Designer: Jonathan Zawada (Zawada)
   
  Highly Commended
  Ipswich Art Gallery
  Queensland Folk Art
  ‘… well considered typographical design’
  Designer: Madeline Hoy (Designfront, New Farm)
 
   
Level C Winner
  Christchurch Art Gallery
  The Vault: Neil Pardington
 

‘… outstanding production values, understated but with a
brave use of silver papers and well balanced use of
imagery and typography’

  Designer: Neil Pardington (Christchurch Art Gallery)
 
   
  Highly Commended
  National Gallery of Victoria
  John Brack
  ‘… imaginatively executed’
  Designer: Jessica Gommers (National Gallery of Victoria)
 
   
  Highly Commended
  Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery
  Tayenebe: Tasmanian Aboriginal Women’s Fibrework
  ‘… beautiful paper stock and treatment of images’
  Designer: Jess Atkinson (Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery)
   
  TOP

 

BOOK

Level A Winner
  Architecture Museum - University of South Australia
  Moving to the Modern: Art Deco in South Australian Architecture
 

‘… reflects era perfectly, good clean design through use
of space and typography’

  Designers: Ranna Hannun & Belinda Paulovich
(Visual Communication Design Consultancy UniSA)
 
   
Level B Winner
  Dunedin Public Art Gallery
  Beloved: Works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery
 

‘… despite the diversity of the collection the
consistency of the design elements on each page provides
a good rhythm throughout, plus this book is a good size to hold’

  Designer: Karina McLeod (Dunedin City Council)
 
   
  Winner
  Kaldor Public Art Projects
  40 Years: Kaldor Public Art Projects
 

‘…great combination of production techniques, including
foils, uncoated stock, use of mono-pages and colour
pages, and effective full-bleeds and cello-glazed cover’

  Designer: Analiese Cairis (Kaldor Public Art Projects)
 
   
Level C Winner
  Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales
  Crooks Like Us
 

‘… historical photographs on uncoated stock contrast well
with contemporary  typography, plus font chosen for size
of book makes for a very legible read’

  Designer: Louise Cornwall (Historic Houses Trust New South Wales)
 
   
  Winner
  National Museum of Australia
  Hell’s Only Half Full
 

‘… excellent colour palette, typography and use of
uncoated stock, generous space given to double-page
spreads and use of white space’

  Designer: Sarah Evans (National Museum of Australia)
   
   
TOP
   


POSTER

Level A Winner
  Museums Australia (WA)
  Museum Week 09
 

‘… good movement and energy of elements and understanding
of typography, a well considered design and placement of logo’

  Designer: Jo Smith (Message Design)
 
   
Level B Winner
  Campbelltown Arts Centre
  What I Think When I Think About Dancing
 

‘… interesting use of stock and foil and clever well
considered folding – definitely a poster to keep’

  Designer: Jonathan Zawada (Zawada)
 
   
  HIghly Commended
  Jewish Museum of Australia
  Superheroes + Schlemiels: Jews and Comic Art
 

‘… the honesty of street poster medium’s use of only two
colours is very powerful’

  Designer: Michael Battista (Paper Stone Scissors)
   
Level C Winner
  National Portrait Gallery
  Portraits + Architecture
 

‘… the designer’s use of building blocks cleverly
references architecture and portraiture and typography
clearly identifies the organisation, sitting perfectly at the top’

  Designer: Brett Wiencke (Art Direction Creative)
 
   
  Highly Commended
  Australian National Maritime Museum
  ‘Exposed’ The Story of Swimwear
 

‘… interesting use of stock and foil and clever well
considered folding – definitely a poster to keep’

  Designers: Heidi Riederer & Daniel Ormella (Australian
National Maritime Museum)
   
  Highly Commended
  Powerhouse Museum
  Greening the Silver City
 

‘…the use of stock, typography and the colour palette
works beautifully with the image’

  Designer: Janine Roberts (Powerhouse Museum)
   
  Highly Commended
  National Portrait Gallery
  Headspace9 Self Identities-Making Connections
  Designer: Brett Wiencke (Art Direction Creative)
   
   
TOP
   

CORPORATE

Level A Winner
  Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery
  Gallery Promotional Look
 

‘…the style guide clearly ensures that the corporate
visual identity is maintained through all communication’

  Designer: Stephen Goddard (Stephen Goddard Design)
 
   
Level C Winner
  State Library of New South Wales
  Library Council of NSW 2008-09 Annual Report ‘Full of Surprises’
 

‘… a vibrancy has been created through divisions,
uncoated stock and interesting finishes to successfully
portray the library’s activities and new acquisitions’

  Designer: Simon Leong (SLNSW)
 
   
  Highly Commended
  Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI)
  ACMI Corporate Identity Suite and Annual Report
 

‘… continuity of branding without being bland is
maintained through all medium with the use of an exciting
range of colours’

 

Designers: Felicity Hayward, Kat Mew, Hannah Richardson,
David Campbell, James Rewell (Australian Centre for the Moving Image)

   
TOP

INVITATION

Level A Winner
  State Library of Western Australia Foundation
  Our Page in History
   ‘…clever idea extended through 3-dimensional key element’
  Designer: Mara Winthorst (Chocolate Designs)
 
   
   Highly Commended
  ANZAC Memorial New South Wales
  ANZAC Memorial 75th Anniversary
  ‘… simplicity of 2-colour design and sophisticated typography’
  Designer: Nerida Orsatti (Freeman Ryan Design)
   
Level B Winner
  Dunedin Public Art Gallery
  Beloved: Works from the Dunedin Public Art Gallery
  ‘… clever use of embossing and ribbon to untie invitation for the ‘beloved’ connection’
  Designer: Karina McLeod (Dunedin City Council)
 
   
  Highly Commended
  Campbelltown Arts Centre
  2009 Program: The Best Thing Ever
  ‘… engaging celebration of contemporary work’
  Designer: Suzanne Boccalatte (Boccalatte)
   
  Highly Commended
  Campbelltown Arts Centre
  Gallery A Sydney 1964–1982
  ‘… clear minimalist typography, colour and image’
  Designer: Suzanne Boccalatte (Boccalatte)
   
  Highly Commended
  University of Queensland Art Museum
  Margaret Olley: Life’s Journey
  ‘… quality stock and design lets images “speak for themselves”’
  Designer: Felicia Gibson (Office of Marketing & Communication
University of Queensland)
 
   
 Level C Winner
  Australian Centre for the Moving Image
  Len Lye
  ‘… the inventive use of images to “construct” the invitation not
only engages the receiver but also gives a sense of the diversity and
essence of the artist’s work’
  Designer: Felicity Hayward (Australian Centre for the Moving Image)
 
   
  Highly Commended
  Museum Victoria
  Pompeii Launch
  ‘… sexy and explosive’
  Designer: Elizabeth Dias (MV Studios)
 
   
  Highly Commended
  National Portrait Gallery
  National Photographic Portrait Prize
  ‘… typographic strength’
  Designer: Brett Wiencke (Art Direction Creative)
   
TOP

MAGAZINE & NEWSLETTER

Level A Highly Commended
  Australian Poetry Centre
  Blue Dog: Australian Poetry
  ‘… surprise contrast of cover design cello-glaze element with inside’
  Designer: Christey Johansson (one8one7)
 
   
Level B Winner
  Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design
  Object Magazine Issue 58
  ‘… the engaging page layout entices one to read, superb typography’
  Designer: Stephen Goddard & Object
 
   
  Highly Commended
  Dunedin Public Art Gallery
  Log
  ‘… the fold-out magazine format has well delineated division
of panels, colour and concise information blocks’
  Designer: Karina McLeod  (Dunedin City Council)
 
   
Level C Winner
  State Library of New South Wales
  State Library Magazine Summer 09/10
  ‘… the design has ‘morphed’ the library into a more contemporary
organisation, progressive but sophisticated through use of new logo,
images and playful typography’
  Designer: Dominic Hon (State Library of New South Wales)
 
   
  Highly Commended
  National Portrait Gallery
  Portrait Magazine 31–34
  ‘… this magazine has the best cover selection for all issues with a
respectful treatment of images and layout throughout’
  Designer: Brett Wiencke (Art Direction Creative)
   
TOP

CALENDARS OF EVENTS & INFORMATION BROCHURE

Level A Winner
  ANZAC Memorial Hyde Park Sydney
  ANZAC Memorial
  ‘… sophisticated but simple clear design with good negative space
and use of fold’
  Designer: Nerida Orsatti (Freeman Ryan Design)
 
   
Level B Winner
  Campbelltown Arts Centre
  2009 Program Launch
  ‘… great stock and designer is really pushing the boundaries of
typography by using new type’
  Designer: Suzanne Boccalatte (Boccalatte)
 
   
Level C Winner
  Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales
  Events
  ‘… engaging cover images and great pocket size format
with very useful fold-out date summary’
  Designers: Julie Stinson & Emma Warfield (Historic Houses Trust NSW)
 
   
 TOP
  

FUNDRAISING & MEMBERSHIP

Level A  Winner
  State Library of Western Australia Foundation
  Christmas Card – Literacy Appeal
 

‘… great idea and simplicity of execution with clever use of seed
paper with the design graphics becoming the message’

  Designer: Mara Winthorst (Chocolate Design)
 
   
Level C Winner
  Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales
  Gifted Brochure
  ‘… good use of chair element as a consistent linking motif throughout’
  Designer: Hanna Rocak (Historic Houses Trust NSW)
 
   
TOP

EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL

Level B Winner
  Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design
  Education Kit - Menagerie: Contemporary Indigenous Sculpture
  ‘… design has created a good rhythm to the layout of information
and presented clear “hero” images for each activity’
  Designer: Kyle Walker (Object)
 
   
  Winner
  Sydney Jewish Museum
  For Schools Brochure
  ‘… elegant design flow with good layering of typography and deep
etching of imagery’
  Designer: Jisuk Han (X2 Design)
 
   
TOP
   

WEBSITE & MULTIMEDIA

BEST IN SHOW

  Lismore Regional Gallery
  Splendid – Art Ideas Experienced
  ‘… best production values, well crafted site supporting a lot of
content with the social networking presence well placed up front’
  Designer: Karl, Matt & Chris (Icon Inc.)
  http://www.splendid.org.au/index.shtml
 

 

 

JUDGES SPECIAL AWARD

  Object Centre for Craft and Design
  Menagerie
  ‘… the most beautifully designed website’
  Designer: Canvas Group and Object
  http://www.object.com.au/menagerie/index.html
 
   
  TOP

WEBSITE (A)

Level A Winner
  NETS Victoria
  http://netsvictoria.org.au/
  ‘… excellent look and feel, easy to navigate, information rich
website providing easy-to find advice’
  Designer: Small Studio
   
Level B Winner
  Maitland Regional Art Gallery
  http://www.mrag.org.au/
  ‘… excellent home page with feedback “button” up front and
refreshingly clear navigation ’
  Designer: Cressida Goddard  (Maitland Regional Art Gallery)
   
  Highly Commended
  Fremantle Prison
  http://www.fremantleprison.com.au/Pages/default.aspx
  ‘… Content heavy but has quick links with a captivating front page,
“step inside and do time with us”’
  Designer: Vivid Interactive
   
Level C Winner
  Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House
  http://moadoph.gov.au/
  ‘… excellent use of signature ‘header’, a well constructed website’
  Designer: Anthony Nankervis (Zoo)
   
TOP

WEBSITE (B)

Level A Winner
  Lismore Regional Gallery
  Splendid – Art Ideas Experience
  http://www.splendid.org.au/index.shtml
  ‘… engaging and fresh, well designed layout and photography with
excellent navigation’
  Designers: Karl, Matt & Chris (Icon Inc.)
   
  Highly Commended
  State Library of Western Australia Foundation
  Our Page in History, Town Page of Perth
  http://www.ourpageinhistory.org/town.php?townId=7&returnRegionId=&returnStartsWith=P
 
  ‘… lots of information with design reflecting the content well’
  Designer: Flint Interactive
   
  Highly Commended
  Collections Council of Australia Ltd
  Significance 2.0
 

http://www.collectionscouncil.com.au/significance+second+edition.aspx

Significance 2.0 will be available at the above URL until 30 April 2012.

Following the closure of the Collections Council the original, commended, Significance 2.0 website (2009) has been archived by PANDORA and is available at: http://pandora.nla.gov.au/pan/112443/20101122-1236/significance.collectionscouncil.com.au/

The Collections Council gifted Significance 2.0 to the Commonwealth of Australia (2010) 

  ‘… well-crafted layout and design’
  Designers: Jerry Pendleton and John O’Brien
(Orbit Design Group and Soul Solutions)
   
Level B Winner
  Object: Australian Centre for Craft and Design
  Menagerie
  http://www.object.com.au/menagerie/index.html
  ‘… the whole website promotes good design and the content is
portrayed with sympathy’
  Designers: Canvas Group and Object
   
Level C Winner
  Questacon
  Square Kilometre Array
  http://www.ska.edu.au/
  ‘… an impressive website with excellent interface and content’
  Designer: Daniel Jimenez (Questacon)
   
  Highly Commended
  National Museum of Australia
  Cricket Journeys Interactive
  http://www.nma.gov.au/av/flash/cricket/#/main
  ‘… childlike, fun navigation technique with great use
of flash interactive’
  Designers: Michael Honey & Max Wheeler (Icelab)
   
TOP

MULTIMEDIA

Level B Highly Commended
  University of Queensland Art Museum
  Ben Quilty in conversation with Curator Lisa Slade
  www.youtube.com/watch?v=a60mrj1-sJA
  A good use of youtube as a mechanism to capture an interview
that really reflects the essence of the artist.’
  Designer: Gillian Ridsdale (Video Vision University of Queensland)
   
Level C Winner
  Museum Victoria
  Seasons Greetings eCard
  museumvictoria.com.au/seasonsgreetings
  ‘… an original, creative idea, a pleasure to watch and receive’
  Designers: Jo Pritchard, Andrew Barry (MV Studios)
   
  Highly Commended
  Australian War Memorial
  A Proud Tradition
  www.youtube.com/watch?v=0iPSVjIdbSY
  ‘… a very considered and varied presentation of so many stories’
  Designer: Australian War Memorial

 

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